KYB Corporation produces a variety of ride control, hydraulic, and electronic products for use as original equipment and replacement parts in automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, speciality vehicles, buses, aircraft, railroad cars, industrial applications, agricultural applications, and civil engineering projects. KYB global headquarters are located in Tokyo, Japan
By consistently developing world class ride control products, KYB has become the world’s largest supplier of OE and aftermarket shocks and struts. KYB have 32 facilities in 21 countries, and 15 manufacturing plants in Asia, the United States, and Europe.
While much of KYB’s overall sales are from automotive shock absorbers, they also produce a wide range of hydraulic and electronic equipment used in a variety of applications in many aspects of modern life. Vehicular and transportation applications include power steering systems, automotive electronics, construction equipment, agricultural equipment, special use vehicles, railroading, aircraft, and maritime shipping.
Other KYB product applications include hydraulic equipment used in manufacturing, testing, lifestyle, and civil engineering projects, as well as special needs equipment such as wheelchairs. The varied uses and applications of KYB products and equipment demonstrate the brand's commitment to helping create a safer, more efficient, and more comfortable society.
Around the globe, automakers rely on KYB. In fact, more than 1 out of every 5 cars built around the world uses KYB shocks and struts.